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Vanilla Blueberry Oatmeal Recipe

“My family loves fruity flavored oatmeals like this one,” explains Renee Endress from Galva, Illinois. “I came up with this recipe when I had lots of blueberries on hand, and it became an instant favorite. Not only is it nutritious and filling, but it smells so wonderful and homey.” TIP: For a change of pace, try different fruits or flavors of nondairy creamer.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons refrigerated French vanilla nondairy creamer

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Stir in the oats, sugar and salt. Remove from the heat; stir in the blueberries and creamer. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (prepared with sugar substitute) equals 216 calories, 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 80 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fruit.